Waite Park, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 7,469 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.7%
 
Males: 3,636  (48.7%)
Females: 3,833  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56387.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,786 (it was $33,803 in 2000)
Waite Park:

$41,786
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,278 (it was $17,796 in 2000)

Waite Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,572 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Waite Park:

$138,572
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $754.

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  • Races in Waite Park, MN (2010)

    Waite Park races chart
    • 5,53182.4%White alone
    • 4356.5%Black alone
    • 3024.5%Hispanic
    • 2403.6%Asian alone
    • 1612.4%Two or more races
    • 350.5%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Waite Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waite Park: 100.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.9%), Norwegian (7.3%), Subsaharan African (6.8%), Irish (6.4%), Polish (6.0%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1070 feet

Land area: 7.81 square miles.

Population density: 956 people per square mile   (low).

Waite Park,MN real estate house value index trend

Waite Park, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Waite Park:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waite Park city:

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 33.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

429 residents are foreign born (4.3% Africa, 2.9% Asia).

This city:

6.4%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,547 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,707 (1.2%)

Waite Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (2.5 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (61.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (415.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Cloud, MN (1.6 miles ), Sauk Rapids, MN (2.0 miles ), St. Joseph, MN (2.1 miles ), Pleasant Lake, MN (2.2 miles ), Sartell, MN (2.2 miles ), St. Augusta, MN (2.5 miles ), Rockville, MN (2.8 miles ), St. Stephen, MN (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 62 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 1999: 76 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2000: 76 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2002: 87 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2003: 96 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $251,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.55 N, Longitude: 94.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,981 (+74.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 730 (21.1%)

Waite Park household income distribution Waite Park home values distribution

Crime rates in Waite Park by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4334N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A65
per 100,000 59.743.843.458.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A89.875.0
Robberies 40163410577564
per 100,000 59.70.014.587.043.658.9146.773.4101.8103.473.689.860.0
Assaults 89111051217151315181010
per 100,000 119.4131.3159.0144.972.7176.6249.4220.3189.1221.7265.1149.6150.0
Burglaries 22383844324432282944414435
per 100,000 328.3554.3549.1637.7465.3647.5469.6411.2421.9650.2603.8658.4524.9
Thefts 511409395437530454507525648727604666638
per 100,000 7,624.65,965.65,708.16,333.37,705.76,681.47,439.57,710.49,428.210,743.38,895.49,965.69,568.1
Auto thefts 18611191291814616112520
per 100,000 268.687.5159.0275.4174.5132.5264.1205.687.3236.4162.0374.1299.9
Arson 101643360011010
per 100,000 149.2233.457.843.543.688.30.00.014.514.80.015.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 401.7316.3320.5385.7392.5387.3450.6427.1483.7564.4488.0552.1504.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waite Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Minnesota average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,583 (+31.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Waite Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waite Park, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waite Park-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Waite Park city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 25.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waite Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from Waite Park center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 270.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from Waite Park center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stearns County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waite Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Waite Park:

  • RECOVER HEATLH (110 2ND STREET SOUTH SUITE 138)
  • SAVING GRACE HOME HEALTH LLC (54 10TH AVENUE SOUTH)
  • STERLING PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER (142 NORTH FIRST STREET)

Amtrak station near Waite Park:

  • 4 miles: ST. CLOUD (555 E. ST. GERMAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Waite Park:

  • Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park (Full-time enrollment: 405; Location: 1201 2nd Street South; Private, for-profit; Website: www.msbcollege.edu/)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-St Cloud (FT enrollment: 114; Location: 110 2nd Street South; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waite Park:

  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 1 miles; St. Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 4 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 4 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 5 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 50 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Ridgewater College (about 51 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 52 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)

Public high school in Waite Park:

Private high school in Waite Park:

Public elementary/middle schools in Waite Park:

  • SAINT CLOUD MATH AND SCIENCE ACADEM (Location: 136 DIVISION STREET, Grades: KG-4, Charter school)
  • DISCOVERY COMMUNITY ELEMENTARY (Location: 700 S 7TH ST, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Waite Park:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • McKinley School was closed in 2003 due to lack of funding. Discovery School in Waite Park now has K-6 grades.

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Notable locations in Waite Park: Angushire Golf Course (A), Waite Park Police Department (B), Waite Park City Hall (C), Waite Park Fire Department (D), Waite Park Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Riverwood Mall (1), Marketplace Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waite Park include: United Pentecostal Church (A), Saint Joseph's Church (B), Saint Cloud Church of God (C), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Waite Park include: Quarry Park and Nature Preserve (1), Lion's Park (2), Jiagello Park (3), Bartz Park (4), Community Park (5), Rivers Edge Park (6), Moose Park (7), Saint Cloud Municipal Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Motel 6 (815 1st Street South).

Stearns County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.44
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.0%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Black residents, 75.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Waite Park in 2010:

  • 52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Waite Park in 2000:

  • 59 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Waite Park, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Waite Park (2011 data):

  • Plaza Park State Bank: at 131 6th Avenue S, Suite 100, branch established on 1910/11/26. Info updated 2006/07/25: Bank assets: $166.7 mil, Deposits: $149.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Plaza Agency, Inc.
  • Liberty Savings Bank fsb: Waite Park Branch at 818 2nd Street South, Suite 120, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $163.7 mil, Deposits: $139.1 mil, headquarters in Saint Cloud, MN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • MidCountry Bank: Waite Park Branch at 113 Waite Avenue South, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $674.7 mil, Deposits: $534.7 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Minnesota average:

10.7

Waite Park travel time to work - commute Waite Park mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waite Park city (based on Stearns County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic62,56548
Mainline Protestant17,43828
Evangelical Protestant12,07147
Other9697
Orthodox211
None57,578-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Stearns County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Stearns County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Stearns County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Stearns County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waite Park:

51.6%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waite Park:

51.5%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Waite Park:

27.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.9%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waite Park:

8.7%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waite Park:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waite Park:

26.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

61.1%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waite Park, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$10,403$62,4180$0
Other Government Administration 8$25,161$37,7420$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$65,520$65,5201$807
Police - Other 3$11,916$47,6642$537
Firefighters 0$0 25$4,179
Fire - Other 1$5,903$70,8360$0
Streets and Highways 6$33,212$66,4240$0
Water Supply 4$19,035$57,1050$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$301
Other and Unallocable 1$3,956$47,4720$0
Totals for Government 37$175,106$56,79129$5,824

Waite Park government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,259,000 ($302.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($6.29)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($1.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,549,000 ($207.39)
    Regular Highways: $854,000 ($114.34)
    Water Utilities: $841,000 ($112.60)
    Sewerage: $659,000 ($88.23)
    General - Other: $420,000 ($56.23)
    Financial Administration: $410,000 ($54.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $258,000 ($34.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $172,000 ($23.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $148,000 ($19.82)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($13.92)
    General Public Buildings: $85,000 ($11.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($5.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,103,000 ($147.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $169,000 ($22.63)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($8.97)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($1.47)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($1.47)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,139,000 ($152.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $143,000 ($19.15)

Waite Park government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $540,000 ($72.30)
    All Other: $286,000 ($38.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($2.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $683,000 ($91.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $630,000 ($84.35)
    Interest Earnings: $350,000 ($46.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $99,000 ($13.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,305,000 ($174.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $408,000 ($54.63)
    General Local Government Support: $153,000 ($20.48)
  • Tax - Property: $4,370,000 ($585.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $91,000 ($12.18)
    Other License: $54,000 ($7.23)
    NEC: $46,000 ($6.16)

Waite Park government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,816,000 ($4795.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,645,000 ($3969.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,850,000 ($1184.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,679,000 ($358.68)

Waite Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,590,000 ($480.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,713,000 ($497.12)

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, MN  1.31% ($30,497 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.57% ($28,972)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.46% ($29,148)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($74 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Benton County, MN  1.39% ($30,206 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.79% ($31,098)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.64% ($30,580)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waite Park:

  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KNSI (1450 AM; 1 kW; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WJON (1240 AM; 1 kW; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waite Park:

  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCFB (91.5 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • K208DV (90.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Waite Park:

  • K19BG (Channel 19; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCMN-LP (Channel 13; ST. CLOUD-SARTELL, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
Waite Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Waite Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 70,088Total average daily traffic
  • 1,971Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,428Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waite Park)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waite Park, MN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waite Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 933BK , Serial Number: 28-7225113, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1971
    Registrant (Individual): William R Kreul, 1151 Willow Pond Dr, Waite Park, MN 56387

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$106,54122$84,665100$115,2936$50,3950$08$93,6340$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$115,1004$70,1100$00$01$115,1000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$67,6003$115,40729$150,9801$2,7401$13,7003$257,9101$593,770
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$79,4701$140,68024$124,6930$00$01$92,2600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$52,9804$51,1550$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$56,6403$146,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$52,9805$135,198
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$56,6350$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$52,9802$132,460
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$52,9800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waite Park that have no violations reported:

  • TELLURIDE LODGE (Serves ND, Population served: 86, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Waite Park

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waite Park, MN
Most common first names in Waite Park, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2880.4 years
Mary2680.4 years
Margaret1586.5 years
William1577.5 years
George1470.7 years
Robert1469.1 years
Harold1277.9 years
Joseph1184.1 years
Dorothy1179.3 years
Clara1084.8 years
Most common last names in Waite Park, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1080.3 years
Meyer1064.6 years
Anderson681.8 years
Olson568.4 years
Zenner574.0 years
Schmitt578.4 years
Brannan474.5 years
Bauer490.3 years
Carlson474.2 years
Gohman476.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Waite Park, MN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Menards1
AT&T1New Balance1
Discount Tire1Nike2
Domino's Pizza1Olive Garden1
FedEx1Penske1
Home Depot1PetSmart1
IHOP1Slumberland1
KFC1Sprint Nextel1
Kincaid1Starbucks1
Kmart1Subway3
Kohl's1Toyota1
La-Z-Boy2UPS1
Lane Furniture3Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Wendy's1

Waite Park compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Waite Park on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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